6th Edition of the Tournament City of Albufeira U12, ends in celebration. – Daily Newspaper

6th Edition of the Tournament City of Albufeira U12, ends in celebration. - Daily Newspaper

The Albufeira Sports Pavilion hosted the 6th edition of the U12 Basketball City Tournament of Albufeira. A competition for athletes born in 2007,2008 and 2009, which took place from 17 to 19 April, organized by Imortal Basket Club in partnership with the Municipality of Albufeira.

The autarchy said that "this was the edition with more clubs and participants, 210 athletes, 32 coaches, 52 games of excitement and lots of excitement in the three days that the event took place". During the event took place the opportunity to fraternize and compete with teams from different regions, where the big winners were the young athletes who were present. The teams demonstrate during the competition, a very strong competitive sense and at the same time the fair play and the values ​​of the minibasquete.

The basketball party in the stands

The competition was played in women and men, with clubs from Porto, Aveiro, Madeira, Lisbon, Setúbal and Algarve regions. The clubs were: Imortal BC Portimonense SC, FC Barreirense, Guifões, Algés, CB Queluz, Esgueira, Coimbrões, CPN, CPN, CAB Madeira and SL Benfica.

The organization counted on the collaboration 30 athletes of the Club of sub 14 to sub 19 to carry out this event, counted also with the collaboration of the official referees, Francisco Ramos and Filipe Pereira.

At the Closing Ceremony Rogério Neto Councilman, representing the Municipality of Albufeira, said "the greatness of the event that has reached in recent years, and is already a national reference in the scope of mini 12 competitions, so the Municipality will always support these initiatives of national projection '. The Councilor stressed the importance of parents in supporting young athletes, because "without them sometimes these initiatives would not be possible".

Final Classifications:

Women's Classification


2 S.C. Portimonense

3 Immortal B.C.

4 S.C. Coimbrões

5 S.L. Benfica

6 Esgueira

7 Guifões

8 C.B. Queluz
Men's Classification

1 CAB Wood

2 Guifões SC

3 F.C. Barreirense

4 Esgueira

5 C.B. Queluz

6 Immortal B.C.

7 S.L. Benfica

8 S. Algés



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